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Monday, August 21

August Rain!


To rain in Damascus at this time of the year is a very strange thing to happen, especially during the hot weather we are having now, it is really unexpected rain, and a very weird weather and day!
Check Flickr for more pic here.

14 Comments:

  • Oh man!!! I wanted to experience rain in Sham! Isnt it typical that it rains 2 days after I left the country?!
    Salma

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 21/8/06 11:35 PM  

  • I miss Sham so much!
    You are very lucky to be there right now. By the way I really like your blog, its a good way of keeping up with whats happening in the country I love so much. I stayed 4 months, I realised it was not enough when I left!
    All the best.
    Ayshe.

    By Anonymous Ayshe, at 22/8/06 1:06 AM  

  • I guess the song is now true...." is it possible to rain in august?..."....

    it was wael kfouri.... if i remeber correctly...

    By Blogger Sam..., at 22/8/06 10:28 AM  

  • Thanx Ghalia
    Nothing is as lovely as the first rain of the season.
    The smell of earth goes hand in hand with the cleasing of the soul one experiences.
    We had some rain in Tartous, but it still wouldn't count. Rain for us is a downpour with lightening and thunder and strong gusty westerly wind blowing from foreign lands across the sea.
    This is what I'm waiting for so eagerly, the change of season and the coming of Autumn.

    By Blogger abufares, at 22/8/06 11:22 AM  

  • the kids on my street were running around in the rain as if it's the first time they've seen such a thing..

    By Blogger Omar, at 22/8/06 2:28 PM  

  • That much have felt great .. I hope it did cool the air as well! I see on TV almost every day the temperature in Damascus (CNN) .. THIRTYEIGHT DEGREES!!!!
    We forgot to value how wonderful rain can feel over here ... lately there were downpours almost every day off and on ... and that's only the beginning of the season - of fall!

    By Blogger I love Munich, at 22/8/06 4:35 PM  

  • wala ya ghalia many people were suprised too,and they even sent me mails to tell me that...that's really unusual..

    By Blogger Zaid Faham, at 23/8/06 5:44 AM  

  • I am so happy Ghalia..how nice..
    I didn't know that you r Syrian..nice to meet u :)

    By Anonymous LoudSilence, at 26/8/06 7:50 PM  

  • YOU'VE BEEN TAGGED DEAR - HAVE FUN!! :)

    By Blogger I love Munich, at 3/9/06 1:47 AM  

  • Ghalia

    You've been tagged twice, first by Karin and now by me.
    Let's hear it from you.

    By Blogger abufares, at 4/9/06 8:19 PM  

  • you are very lucky
    I cant feel this rain aha aha aha

    By Blogger hamwy, at 5/9/06 9:48 PM  

  • liked this pic..good shot!

    Best,
    Razan

    By Blogger Bint El Golan, at 28/11/06 2:00 PM  

  • One year later (summer 2008) ... it rained in August again !

    Alex

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 23/8/08 5:57 PM  

  • Wow!! thats a great foto. I have never been there, but if it is so beautiful i would like to make a trip.. no mather if it is raining =))

    By Anonymous vigolinho, at 10/10/08 12:51 PM  

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